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  1. Mortality of a cohort of French uranium miners exposed to relatively low radon concentrations.

    Article - En anglais

    A cohort mortality study has been performed on French uranium miners having experienced more than 2 years of underground mining, with first radon exposure between 1946 and 1972.

    Vital status has been ascertained from the date of entry to the 31 December 1985 for 99% of the members of this cohort; causes of death are identified for 95.5% of the decedents.

    The different causes of death are compared to the age specific national death rates by indirect standardisation and expressed by standardised mortality ratios (SMR).

    A statistically significant excess has been observed for lung and laryngeal cancer deaths.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Minerai uranium, Radon, Mortalité, Exploitation minerai, Travailleur, Exposition professionnelle, Médecine travail, France, Europe, Etude cohorte, Epidémiologie, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Uranium ore, Radon, Mortality, Ore mining, Worker, Occupational exposure, Occupational medicine, France, Europe, Cohort study, Epidemiology, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0446139

    Code Inist : 002B04B. Création : 199406.